Education issues: how to instill good manners in equine ... croup?
Horses with bad manners pose a threat to all those who are close to them, and even to themselves. But how to fix the situation? The advantage of a powerful…

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The pros and cons of field training
My stable is not too chic, but it is functional. I have big safe stalls for my horses, a nice wide ventilation aisle and two great saddle spots right next…

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Work on reins: theory and practice
Reins work is an excellent training technique to support saddle work, useful for both the horse and her trainer. I have repeatedly noticed that horses love this type of work,…

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about encouraging beating

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Character types: horses sensitive and too accommodating

Equal horses do not exist, and it is not only a matter of “external” characteristics (exterior, breed, gender). Of great importance is the fact that “inside”. In this article, I would like to talk about two types of equine characters and how to combine knowledge of them with a choice of training methods. My review is by no means comprehensive, but quite clearly reflects the main points.

Too obedient horse

Horses of this type are characterized by a great desire to work and a high degree of ambition, which is sometimes falsely interpreted as nervousness. They want and love to learn and cater to the rider, often anticipate his actions (they respond before the rider completes the signal or message, making mistakes as a result). Horses of this type can be very difficult to make relax, often due to the inappropriate reaction of the riders to their expectations. Continue reading

Protein in a horse’s diet

Protein in a horse’s diet
After water, protein is the most common substance in the horse’s body, from the brain to the hooves. Protein is not only muscle mass. These are enzymes, antibodies, DNA / RNA, hemoglobin, cellular receptors, cytokines, most hormones, connective tissue. Needless to say, protein (aka protein) is a very important component of the diet.

The structure of a protein molecule is so complex that it is amazing how it is digested at all. Continue reading

Moving to trust through horse games

Do you want your horse to become reliable and safe? So that she would agree to walk along bridges and narrow paths with you, cross streams and ditches, enter a horse carrier without unnecessary “questions” and feel calm even in the atmosphere of competition? To do this, you need to gain trust from the horse.

Building trust can be an interesting and easy task – there are many things you can do to gain the trust of your horse, and your exercises will bring pleasure to both you and her. Continue reading

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How to tie a horse
Safe system for fixing the horse in the pasture. HOW TO CORRECTLY BELT A HORSE 1. General rule: eye level and arm length. A horse is tied at about the…

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Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach)
Calming a Nervous Horse (Another Approach) A wonderful day, not a cloud in the sky, and you go for a horse ride. You have been planning it for quite some…

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World Dressage Championship
The 2018 World Dressage Championship among young horses is held annually in three age categories - 5, 6 and 7 years. In these competitions, horses are in the foreground, not…

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How to stir a lazy horse?
Riding a horse that refuses to move forward is like riding a Ferrari without a gas pedal. A sight that is pleasing to the eye, but an occupation is useless.…

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